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dodge

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a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
  • just another dodge to get out of working in the yard

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dodge

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dodge (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move suddenly aside or to and fro
  • dodging through the crowd on his way to the exit

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2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • always trying to dodge the landlord's rule prohibiting pets

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3 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • dodged the horde of paparazzi by leaving through the service entrance

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The first known use of dodge was in 1575

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“Dodge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dodge. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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